Polk City, FL
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Polk City is a very small town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 1,907 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Polk City is the 382nd largest community in Florida.

Polk City is a blue-collar town, with 37.84% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Polk City is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Polk City who work in sales jobs (9.58%), office and administrative support (9.34%), and management occupations (6.95%).

Also of interest is that Polk City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Polk City is worth considering.

Being a small town, Polk City does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of people in Polk City with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.51% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Polk City in 2010 was $19,910, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $79,640 for a family of four. However, Polk City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Polk City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Polk City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Polk City include German, English, Scots-Irish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Polk City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.